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  "Great Time at Mehmet Oz/Healthcorps Gala in NYC last night. I sang-badly!-Ben Vereen sang much better!" — @DrDavidKatz in an April 14 tweet. The founding director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center appeared at the "Fresh from the... Read more
  If you look at the job history of people involved in the childhood obesity movement, you usually can pick out a few common themes. Many have a background in nutrition or physical fitness; others are policy wonks with experience... Read more
April 21, 2011
  When policymakers, advocates and experts get together to discuss ways to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic, they offer an eclectic mix of perspectives and ideas on how best to solve the crisis. But there’s usually one thing missing: the... Read more
April 14, 2011 asked you to tell the USDA to approve improved nutrition standards for school meals. You responded in a big way. We’ll make the official announcement on Friday, but wanted to tell The Inside Track’s loyal readers the... Read more
  When roughly three dozen leaders in the childhood obesity movement gathered in Washington last week for a food marketing roundtable, they discussed an eclectic mix of new research that had been unveiled in recent months. But one new report... Read more
 Normandie Nigh has worked for nearly 20 years to bring after-school physical education programs to Los Angeles schools. It hasn’t always been easy — but fortunately, she has Hercules on her side. Literally. A leader, Nigh is the executive director... Read more